The department of development may apply for, receive, and accept grants, gifts, contributions, loans and any other assistance in any form from public and private sources, including assistance from agencies and instrumentalities of the United States and including the application for, receipt, and acceptance, on behalf of this state, of assistance from agencies and instrumentalities of the United States for the purposes of Chapter 122. of the Revised Code except that nothing in this section prohibits the minority business development division from exercising its authority under section 122.93 of the Revised Code. The department shall do all things necessary to apply for, receive, and administer such assistance in accordance with the laws of Ohio. It may contract or enter into agreements with any person, governmental agency, or public or private organization, and any local or regional agency or political subdivision of the state may contract with it, to carry out the purposes of Chapter 122. of the Revised Code. The department may require, in all contracts for assistance stipulations that the contractors and any subcontractors comply with requirements as to minimum wages, hours of work, equal employment, and any other conditions which the United States has attached to its financial aid to the projects.
Effective Date: 08-12-1982 .